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Learning and Care

Occasional Care

Also known as “The Joey’s” this program is available for children up until their starting time for preschool.

Tuesday 8:45am - 11:30am for Over 2 Years
Wednesday 8:45am - 11:30am for Over 2 Years
Thursday 8:45am - 11:30am
12:15pm - 3:00pm
for Over 2 Years
Friday 8:45am - 11:30am for Over and Under 2 Years

For more information please ring the Children’s Centre on 8296 2686.


Up to 5 sessions per week or up to 15 hours per week for all Preschool children.

Session days:

  • Monday - Friday: 8.45am – 11.45am
  • Monday - Friday: 12noon – 3.00pm


Please visit our Centre Information page for more information on playgroups.

School Transition

We enjoy a close working relationship with Darlington Primary School. A formal transition programme takes place in your child’s last term at Kindergarten.